Frequently Asked questions related to Cardiology

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Am I at risk of heart problems in the future?

These include high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle. By making healthy lifestyle choices like exercising regularly and a balanced diet, you can reduce your risk of heart problems in the future.

Are there any activities I should avoid after heart surgery?

Some activities you should avoid after heart surgery include heavy lifting, strenuous exercise, smoking or using tobacco products, consuming alcohol excessively, and engaging in any activity that causes excessive stress or strain on your chest area.

How does my cholesterol affect my heart health?

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. This buildup of plaque can lead to serious heart problems such as coronary artery disease. It's important to monitor your cholesterol levels through diet, exercise, and medication if necessary to maintain good heart health.

What treatment options are available for cardiac problems?

Doctors may recommend medication, lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise, or surgical procedures like angioplasty or bypass surgery. Patients need to work closely with their healthcare team to determine their problems.

How can I book an appointment with Dr. Sarita Rao?

You will need to call the clinic or visit their website to check for availability. Next, provide any necessary personal information such as name, contact details, and reason for the appointment. Once confirmed, make sure to arrive on time for your scheduled appointment and bring any relevant documents.